[ovirt-users] Re: High iowait and low throughput on NFS, oflag=direct fixes it?

2019-03-29 Thread Frank Wall
To answer my own post... On Mon, Mar 25, 2019 at 02:45:18PM +0100, Frank Wall wrote: > I've been using oVirt for years and have just discovered a rather strange > issue that causes EXTREME high iowait when using a NFSv3 storage. > > 3145728000 bytes (3.1 GB) copied, 141.649 s, 22.2 MB

[ovirt-users] High iowait and low throughput on NFS, oflag=direct fixes it?

2019-03-25 Thread Frank Wall
Hi, I've been using oVirt for years and have just discovered a rather strange issue that causes EXTREME high iowait when using a NFSv3 storage. Here's a quick test on a CentOS 7.6 VM running on any oVirt 4.2.x node: (5 oVirt nodes, all showing the same results) # CentOS VM $ dd if=/dev/zero

Re: [ovirt-users] "Cannot acquire bridge address" / Failure in "hosted-engine --deploy" on 4.1.8

2017-11-28 Thread Frank Wall
Hi Simone, thanks for your quick reply, much appreciated! On Tue, Nov 28, 2017 at 10:04:10AM +0100, Simone Tiraboschi wrote: > what happened to you is exactly https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1317125 which > has been closed as wontfix. I've seen this bugzilla issue, but TBH I was a bit baffled. Back

[ovirt-users] "Cannot acquire bridge address" / Failure in "hosted-engine --deploy" on 4.1.8

2017-11-27 Thread Frank Wall
Hi, when running "hosted-engine --deploy" on a fresh CentOS 7.4 with pre-built network configuration (and ovirtmgmt bridge), the following error occurs: 2017-11-27 19:08:12 DEBUG otopi.context context._executeMethod:142 method exception Traceback (most recent call last): File

Re: [ovirt-users] Frustration defines the deployment of Hosted Engine

2017-06-29 Thread Frank Wall
On Mon, Jun 26, 2017 at 10:51:52AM +0200, InterNetX - Juergen Gotteswinter wrote: > > 2. Should I migrate from XenServer to oVirt? This is biased, I know, but > > I would like to hear opinions. The folks with @redhat.com email > > addresses will know how to advocate in favor of oVirt. > > in

Re: [ovirt-users] Windows 10 + qemu + Blue Iris = Blue screen

2016-07-26 Thread Frank Wall
On Fri, Jul 22, 2016 at 03:58:56PM -0500, Blaster wrote: > I did try a clean install. Both an upgrade and a fresh install cause a blue > screen. How do I pin point the blue screen? In my case I could solve this issue by changing the number of (virtual) CPUs to only 1 for the Windows 10 VM. The

Re: [ovirt-users] Set default console in oVirt 3.6 (NoVNC VS. Native)

2016-02-10 Thread Frank Wall
Hi Michal, On Tue, Feb 09, 2016 at 12:04:44PM +0100, Michal Skrivanek wrote: > what do you mean ???forces > you should be able to switch to cirrus (which forces vnc) or even use just > the vnc on qxl on the affected VMs the following error occurs when trying to start them: Error while

[ovirt-users] Set default console in oVirt 3.6 (NoVNC VS. Native)

2016-02-02 Thread Frank Wall
Hi, with oVirt 3.5 (and prior) it was possible to set the default console like this: # engine-config -s ClientModeVncDefault=NoVnc Unfortunately, starting with oVirt 3.6 this doesn't seem to work anymore. The root cause seems to be that I am no longer allowed to use the previous Video Type for

Re: [ovirt-users] Unable to upgrade ovirt-engine 3.5.5 to 3.6.1 on EL6

2016-01-18 Thread Frank Wall
On Tue, Jan 05, 2016 at 02:27:26PM -0500, Martin Perina wrote: > please make sure that on your machine you installed correct oVirt > repositories [1]. slf4j package is available for EL6 in oVirt 3.6 > repo [2]. Thanks for the pointer. And... well, sorry for wasting your time. It was not working

Re: [ovirt-users] Unable to upgrade ovirt-engine 3.5.5 to 3.6.1 on EL6

2016-01-05 Thread Frank Wall
On Tue, Jan 05, 2016 at 05:37:08PM +0200, Yedidyah Bar David wrote: > Perhaps to aid debugging you can try this, but _do_not_ press Enter: > > yum --disableplugin=versionlock update ovirt-engine > > Kill it (or reply 'no'). > > What does it output? Basically the same dependency error. I've

Re: [ovirt-users] Unable to upgrade ovirt-engine 3.5.5 to 3.6.1 on EL6

2016-01-05 Thread Frank Wall
On Sun, Jan 03, 2016 at 03:18:40PM +0100, Frank Wall wrote: > [ INFO ] Checking for product updates... > [ ERROR ] Yum: [u'ovirt-engine-3.6.1.3-1.el6.noarch requires slf4j >= 1.7.0', > u'vdsm-jsonrpc-java-1.1.5-1.el6.noarch requires slf4j >= 1.6.1'] > [ INFO ] Yum: Performi

[ovirt-users] Unable to upgrade ovirt-engine 3.5.5 to 3.6.1 on EL6

2015-12-31 Thread Frank Wall
Hi, I've just tried to upgrade my ovirt-engine 3.5.5 which is still running on EL6, but it failed due to a dependency error regarding slf4j: # engine-setup [ INFO ] Stage: Initializing [ INFO ] Stage: Environment setup Configuration files:

Re: [ovirt-users] oVirt 3.6: Dummy interfaces

2015-12-27 Thread Frank Wall
Hi Alan, On Thu, Dec 24, 2015 at 10:37:17AM -0800, Alan Murrell wrote: > Are dummy interfaces still supported in 3.6? I'm running ovirt 3.6 AiO and dummy interfaces are working just fine. Instead of modifying oVirt's python source files, I'd recommend you rename the dummy interface(s) to match

Re: [ovirt-users] noVNC not working

2015-11-02 Thread Frank Wall
Hi Phil, On Mon, Nov 02, 2015 at 04:38:14PM +, Phil Daws wrote: > have attempted to downgrade noVNC (novnc-0.4-7.el6.noarch) but it still down > not work. I was hit by the same issue. If I remember correctly I had to do the following to resurrect noVNC (on EL7): wget

Re: [ovirt-users] oVirt support

2015-10-05 Thread Frank Wall
Hi, On Sat, Oct 03, 2015 at 11:58:09AM +0330, S.Mohammad Emami Razavi wrote: > How can i check oVirt support for HP servers particularly Gen9? > Does anybody test oVirt with new generations of HP server? > Sincerely. if you plan to deploy oVirt on either Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) or on

Re: [ovirt-users] hosted-engine : how to shutdown hosts?

2015-06-22 Thread Frank Wall
On Mon, Mar 02, 2015 at 11:25:38AM +0100, Frank Wall wrote: On Sun, Mar 01, 2015 at 02:26:12AM -0500, Yedidyah Bar David wrote: You wrote 'shutdown -h now on the hosts'. What happens if you shutdown just one of them and then wait a bit? Does it get started too? Are you certain

Re: [ovirt-users] hosted-engine : how to shutdown hosts?

2015-03-02 Thread Frank Wall
On Sun, Mar 01, 2015 at 02:26:12AM -0500, Yedidyah Bar David wrote: You wrote 'shutdown -h now on the hosts'. What happens if you shutdown just one of them and then wait a bit? Does it get started too? Are you certain that 'shutdown -h now' worked on these hosts before the setup - that it's

Re: [ovirt-users] hosted engine , how to make changes to the VM post deploy

2014-11-17 Thread Frank Wall
Hi Ryan, On Thu, Nov 06, 2014 at 09:10:32AM -0700, Groten, Ryan wrote: I went through this a couple months ago. Migrated my hosted-engine from one NFS host to another. Here are the steps that I documented from the experience. just wanted to let you know that my migration went flawlessly,

Re: [ovirt-users] hosted engine , how to make changes to the VM post deploy

2014-11-06 Thread Frank Wall
On Wed, Nov 05, 2014 at 08:11:39AM +0100, Jiri Moskovcak wrote: On 11/04/2014 03:52 PM, Alastair Neil wrote: So is this the workflow? set the hosted-engine maintenance to global shutdown the engine VM make changes via virsh or editing vm.conf sync changes to the other

Re: [ovirt-users] Fwd: [ovirt-devel] usage of the foreman / limitations of puppet

2014-10-30 Thread Frank Wall
Hi Sven, On Thu, Oct 30, 2014 at 02:35:54PM +0100, Sven Kieske wrote: I just wanted to ask if there are some plans to also support other automation tools like salt, chef, cfengine or others, because puppet is imho not a good tool for large environments performance wise. actually Foreman has

Re: [ovirt-users] Cluster settings: KSM Control not working?

2014-10-19 Thread Frank Wall
On Thu, Oct 09, 2014 at 05:08:56PM -0300, Amador Pahim wrote: On 10/09/2014 04:31 PM, Frank Wall wrote: while testing oVirt 3.5 RC I've came across this cluster setting: Optimization - KSM control - [X] Enable KSM [...] But KSM is still running and consuming a lot CPU. It will have

Re: [ovirt-users] Cluster settings: KSM Control not working?

2014-10-19 Thread Frank Wall
Hi Doron, On Sun, Oct 19, 2014 at 11:42:47AM -0400, Doron Fediuck wrote: KSM is controlled by MoM, which gets its policy from the engine through VDSM. MoM will call ksm directly as needed when needed. If you choose to disable it the policy needs to get updated. Can you please check your mom

[ovirt-users] Cluster settings: KSM Control not working?

2014-10-09 Thread Frank Wall
Hi, while testing oVirt 3.5 RC I've came across this cluster setting: Optimization - KSM control - [X] Enable KSM I guess it's related to Kernel Same-page Merging. Since KSM is a bad idea in my case (really slow CPUs), I've disabled this Cluster setting, expecting oVirt to disable KSM on each

Re: [ovirt-users] Fwd: Re: Cluster settings: KSM Control not working?

2014-10-09 Thread Frank Wall
Hi Markus, On Thu, Oct 09, 2014 at 07:43:45PM +, Markus Stockhausen wrote: Have a look at redhat bugzilla #1114226. It should give an idea what is happening behind the scenes. well, even with reduced CPU load the impact of KSM is still big in my case. Though, I'm interested to see the

Re: [ovirt-users] Messed up UI and missing CSS

2014-10-08 Thread Frank Wall
On Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 08:43:10AM -0400, Greg Sheremeta wrote: Switch over to https://copr.fedoraproject.org/coprs/patternfly/patternfly1/ and run 'yum update patternfly1' and you'll be all set. Just for the records, the latest update to patternfly1-1.0.5-1.el6.noarch broke the oVirt Engine

Re: [ovirt-users] Messed up UI and missing CSS

2014-10-08 Thread Frank Wall
On Wed, Oct 08, 2014 at 11:39:44PM +0200, Frank Wall wrote: Just for the records, the latest update to patternfly1-1.0.5-1.el6.noarch broke the oVirt Engine Admin GUI for me. Oh, it's late. I was talking about the update to patternfly1-1.1.0-1.el6.noarch. Regards - Frank

[ovirt-users] VM paused unexpectedly

2014-09-09 Thread Frank Wall
Hi, today I've noticed that one of my VMs was paused. I took a look at the engine.log and found only this: 2014-09-09 04:00:09,017 INFO [org.ovirt.engine.core.vdsbroker.VdsUpdateRunTimeInfo] (DefaultQuartzScheduler_Worker-46) VM XXX 8ad326be-5103-498a-a11d-0ea1eee4bbf4 moved from Up --

Re: [ovirt-users] VM paused unexpectedly

2014-09-09 Thread Frank Wall
On Tue, Sep 09, 2014 at 03:09:02PM +0100, Dafna Ron wrote: qemu would pause a vm when doing extend on the vm disk and this would result in INFO messages on vm's pause. looks like this is what you are seeing. For the records, I'm using thin provisioned disks here. Do you mean an internal

Re: [ovirt-users] feedback-on-oVirt-engine-3.4.3-1.el6

2014-07-23 Thread Frank Wall
On Tue, Jul 22, 2014 at 11:21:46AM -0700, pixelfairy wrote: can novnc be the default? i like native vnc and spice clients too, but for new users this would be much easier. esp for mac (and mobile device) users who cant get remoteviewer.app working. NoVNC has some limitations. You may set it as

Re: [Users] [oVirt Test Day 3] Upgrade oVirt from 3.3.4 results

2014-03-06 Thread Frank Wall
On Thu, Mar 06, 2014 at 09:20:25AM -0500, Eli Mesika wrote: I had to test the upgrade from 3.3.4 to 3.4 I had installed and tested for sanity 3.3.4 but failed to upgrade it to 3.4 on CentOS Opened https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1073487 FWIW, I've updated an All-in-one host from

Re: [Users] Foreman and oVirt 3.4 fails

2014-02-17 Thread Frank Wall
Hi Andrew, On Mon, Feb 17, 2014 at 07:57:33PM +1100, Andrew Lau wrote: Is anyone using Foreman with oVirt 3.4? Post upgrade, I appear to be having some issues with Foreman reporting undefined method `text' for nil:NilClass this issue was reported to Foreman:

[Users] Remove host from hosted-engine setup

2014-02-11 Thread Frank Wall
Hi, I've retired a host that was part of a hosted-engine setup. How do I remove this host from my hosted-engine HA setup? I have retired host01 and would like to remove it completely: [root@host03 ~]# hosted-engine --vm-status --== Host 1 status ==-- Status up-to-date : False

Re: [Users] Remove host from hosted-engine setup

2014-02-11 Thread Frank Wall
Hi Doron, On Tue, Feb 11, 2014 at 11:49:30AM -0500, Doron Fediuck wrote: This is still in the works, but the right way to retire a host is first to put it into local maintenance (there's CLI for it and hopefully by 3.4 GA we will do it when you use the UI to put a host into maintenance).

Re: [Users] How to upload images to a local storage ISO domain

2014-01-29 Thread Frank Wall
Hi Christopher, On Wed, Jan 29, 2014 at 11:33:21AM +, Dresel Christopher wrote: What is the procedure for uploading isos to local storage domains? Are there other options than using the engine-iso-uploader? you can manually copy/rsync your files directly to the locally mounted directory

Re: [Users] Setup Networks: Unexpected exception

2014-01-28 Thread Frank Wall
On Tue, Jan 28, 2014 at 09:47:11AM +, Dan Kenigsberg wrote: Frank, can you tell how did it reach your ovirt-3.4 installation? Did you pull a nightly build of Vdsm ? Indeed, I'm currently testing vdsm nightly along with oVirt-Engine 3.4 Beta: ovirt-engine:

Re: [Users] Hosted-engine runtime issues (3.4 BETA)

2014-01-27 Thread Frank Wall
On Sun, Jan 26, 2014 at 04:12:05PM -0500, Yedidyah Bar David wrote: Please report about any results/issues. If it fails, you can try first, after removing from the engine, # yum remove libvirt vdsm # rm -rf /etc/vdsm /etc/libvirt (or, of course, just reinstall if you do not care). I

[Users] Setup Networks: Unexpected exception

2014-01-27 Thread Frank Wall
Hi, still testing 3.4 and I'm unable to save a node's network configuration in webadmin: Error while executing action Setup Networks: Unexpected exception My configuration on the ovirt node: - manually added net2 bridge, attached to eth1 My configuration in ovirt-engine webadmin: - added new

Re: [Users] Hosted-engine runtime issues (3.4 BETA)

2014-01-26 Thread Frank Wall
Hi Itamar, On Sat, Jan 25, 2014 at 11:48:00PM +0200, Itamar Heim wrote: 2.) hosted-engine VM device are not visible in GUI The disk and network devices are not visible in the admin portal. Thus I'm unable to change anything. Is this intended? If so, how am I supposed to make changes?

Re: [Users] Hosted-engine runtime issues (3.4 BETA)

2014-01-26 Thread Frank Wall
Hi Itamar, On Sun, Jan 26, 2014 at 06:21:03PM +0200, Itamar Heim wrote: OK, I'll give this a try. Just to be sure: If I move the hosted-engine VM to a different storage domain from the command line, will this storage domain still be visible from the webadmin? Or will it be hidden, because

Re: [Users] Hosted-engine runtime issues (3.4 BETA)

2014-01-26 Thread Frank Wall
Hi Itamar, On Sun, Jan 26, 2014 at 07:13:35PM +0200, Itamar Heim wrote: hosted engine supports running on *multiple* nodes, providing out of the box HA between them. the setup should ask you if this is the second host and take care of all the right things to copy. thanks for the pointer.

Re: [Users] Hosted-engine runtime issues (3.4 BETA)

2014-01-26 Thread Frank Wall
On Sun, Jan 26, 2014 at 10:40:18PM +0200, Itamar Heim wrote: thanks for the pointer. The documentation at [1] describes the required steps to setup a second node. Unfortunately it failed for me because my second node was added to the cluster before [2]. why would both your hosts have the

Re: [Users] Hosted-engine runtime issues (3.4 BETA)

2014-01-26 Thread Frank Wall
On Sun, Jan 26, 2014 at 03:54:34PM -0500, Yedidyah Bar David wrote: Indeed. Might it be possible to not just move to maintenance but remove it from the engine? Then you can try again deploy as a second host. I'll give it a spin. The host is scheduled for reinstallation tomorrow. Well, this

[Users] Hosted-engine runtime issues (3.4 BETA)

2014-01-25 Thread Frank Wall
Hi, finally I've got the new hosted-engine feature running on RHEL6 using oVirt 3.4 BETA/nightly. I've come across a few issues and wanted to clarify if this is the desired behaviour: 1.) hosted-engine storage domain not visible in GUI The NFS-Storage I've used to install the hosted-engine is

[Users] hosted-engine setup fails on RHEL6

2014-01-23 Thread Frank Wall
Hi, I'm currently trying to setup a hosted-engine on a RHEL6 host with nightly repository (because 3.4 BETA didn't work either): [root@host ~]# hosted-engine --deploy [ INFO ] Stage: Initializing Continuing will configure this host for serving as hypervisor and create a VM where you

Re: [Users] hosted-engine setup fails on RHEL6

2014-01-23 Thread Frank Wall
Hi Sandro, On Thu, Jan 23, 2014 at 02:28:29PM +0100, Sandro Bonazzola wrote: Do you have the same issue you've with nightly? on BETA the hosted-engine setup fails (earlier) with another issue that seems to be fixed in NIGHTLY: 2014-01-23 13:50:58 DEBUG otopi.plugins.otopi.services.rhel

Re: [Users] hosted-engine setup fails on RHEL6

2014-01-23 Thread Frank Wall
On Thu, Jan 23, 2014 at 09:13:14AM -0500, Brad House wrote: Yep, I get the _same_ exact issue. Please see my e-mail chain from yesterday with the subject line: oVirt 3.4.0 beta - Hosted Engine Setup -- issues Thanks for the pointer, I guess I missed that :-( As discussed on IRC the issue is

Re: [Users] Engine installation issue

2014-01-16 Thread Frank Wall
On Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 12:26:37PM +0500, Nauman Abbas wrote: For some reason, the password I put during installation is not working. I've tried the following combinations No reason to use trial and error here. There's always the excellent RHEV REST API Guide to the rescue:

Re: [Users] Strange UI bug: tab VM unusable / oVirt 3.3.1+

2013-12-10 Thread Frank Wall
Hi Roy, On 2013-12-10 8:24, Roy Golan wrote: can you run this so we would know if the script ever ran on your env? psql engine postgres -c select * from schema_version where version ='03030660'; engine=# select * from schema_version where version ='03030660'; -[ RECORD 1

Re: [Users] Strange UI bug: tab VM unusable / oVirt 3.3.1+

2013-12-10 Thread Frank Wall
On 2013-12-10 14:29, Michal Skrivanek wrote: So it did run. It was supposed to change the id. Is it possible you so ehow overwrote it manually or anything like that? No. It is a fresh install from september and I tried hard to follow oVirt's guidelines ;-) I did some manual deletions in

[Users] Strange UI bug: tab VM unusable / oVirt 3.3.1+

2013-12-09 Thread Frank Wall
Hi, I'm experiencing a strange UI bug in the Amdin Portal. The Virtual Machines tab is unusable in serval ways: - when selecting a VM, all buttons are greyed-out, except New VM - you cannot power on, power off, open console or edit a VM - when selecting a VM, the VM-specific tabs do not appear

Re: [Users] Strange UI bug: tab VM unusable / oVirt 3.3.1+

2013-12-09 Thread Frank Wall
Hi Tomas, Am 2013-12-09 10:47, schrieb Tomas Jelinek: could you please attach the frontend logs from FF if there are any exceptions? not much, but this is what I got: http://pastebin.com/5p3PbSRG Thanks - Frank ___ Users mailing list

Re: [Users] Strange UI bug: tab VM unusable / oVirt 3.3.1+

2013-12-09 Thread Frank Wall
Hi Tomas, On 2013-12-09 11:12, Tomas Jelinek wrote: Just to make sure to avoid unnecessary compilation: this logs are from 3.3.2 BETA1, right? yes, it's 3.3.2 BETA1 as of yesterday: ovirt-engine-3.3.2-0.1.beta1.fc19.noarch ovirt-engine-backend-3.3.2-0.1.beta1.fc19.noarch

Re: [Users] Strange UI bug: tab VM unusable / oVirt 3.3.1+

2013-12-09 Thread Frank Wall
Hi Tomas, On 2013-12-09 14:22, Tomas Jelinek wrote: 2: spiceSupportMatrix.get(osId) returned null. [...] I would guess this is the issue. To verify this could you please paste here the content of all .../osinfo.conf.d/*.properties and also the result of select os, vm_name from vm_static DB

Re: [Users] Custom settings for Kernel Same-page Merging (KSM)?

2013-11-04 Thread Frank Wall
Hi Martin, On 2013-11-04 11:12, Martin Sivak wrote: we do not currently have anything in the engine that would allow you to do this. If you create an oVirt RFE bug for it it would make it easier for us to add the feature and track the progress. good advice, here we go:

Re: [Users] ISO_DOMAIN won't attach

2013-11-04 Thread Frank Wall
On 2013-11-04 18:06, Bob Doolittle wrote: However, my ISO_DOMAIN remains unattached. If I select it, select its Data Center tab, and click on Attach, it times out. Try putting the oVirt node in maintenance mode, wait, and activate it again. Every once in a while this helped me solve strange

Re: [Users] ISO_DOMAIN won't attach

2013-11-04 Thread Frank Wall
On 2013-11-04 18:54, Bob Doolittle wrote: If there's any diagnostic info anybody would like me to acquire first, please speak up asap. It's always a good idea to keep a copy of /var/log/vdsm/vdsm.log from oVirt node and /var/log/ovirt-engine/engine.log from oVirt engine. Regards - Frank

[Users] Custom settings for Kernel Same-page Merging (KSM)?

2013-11-03 Thread Frank Wall
Hi, recently I've noticed that ksmd is using quite a lot CPU on my oVirt node. While I have plenty RAM, my CPU is way slow. Thus ksmd is eating up the most limited ressource here. Is it supported to use custom settings for ksmd? I've noticed that it is handled by MoM:

Re: [Users] Guest to guest multicast

2013-10-17 Thread Frank Wall
Hi Moti, On 17.10.2013 15:08, Moti Asayag wrote: Could you try disabling the filter, restart the vms and re-run the test ? 1. On the ovirt-engine run: engine-config -s EnableMACAntiSpoofingFilterRules=false --cver=3.3 (if you're using ovirt-engine 3.2, make sure to specify it in the --cver=

Re: [Users] Guest to guest multicast

2013-10-16 Thread Frank Wall
Hi Yedidyah, On 17.09.2013 09:32, Yedidyah Bar David wrote: What is required to enable guest-to-guest multicast communication on an oVirt node? Are they on the same virtual network/bridge? Did you check iptables? You can add a rule to log such things and see if it was iptables that blocked it

Re: [Users] Guest to guest multicast

2013-10-16 Thread Frank Wall
Hi Moti, On 17.09.2013 15:41, Moti Asayag wrote: I've tested a multicast traffic between VMs which worked fine to me. The test made between two VMs running on different hosts, connected to the same switch. would you please provide some details about how you tested the multicast traffic

Re: [Users] Guest to guest multicast

2013-10-16 Thread Frank Wall
On 17.09.2013 15:41, Moti Asayag wrote: I've tested a multicast traffic between VMs which worked fine to me. The test made between two VMs running on different hosts, connected to the same switch. OK, I found a secure way to test multicast communication: (see

Re: [Users] Proposal for a fresh look and feel for Ovirt

2013-10-15 Thread Frank Wall
Hi Malini, On 14.10.2013 19:06, Malini Rao wrote: Here is a proposal for updating the ovirt look and feel to give it a fresh and modern look - http://www.ovirt.org/Ovirt_LAF. Your feedback and input is invited. I think your proposal looks way better than the current oVirt interface and I

Re: [Users] All VMs disappeared

2013-09-22 Thread Frank Wall
Hi Yair, On 15.09.2013 21:19, Yair Zaslavsky wrote: I verified that commit c54353b11fb9ac2cb59cbc3e04b58e9114cbecba solved this issue as well. I can confirm that the issue is solved. Thank you! ovirt-engine-3.3.0-4.fc19.noarch ovirt-engine-backend-3.3.0-4.fc19.noarch

Re: [Users] All VMs disappeared

2013-09-06 Thread Frank Wall
Hi Andrew, On 06.09.2013 03:42, Andrew Lau wrote: Just for reference how'd you empty the async_tasks? on my oVirt engine I use the following steps to empty async_tasks: aio:~# su -l postgres -bash-4.2$ psql psql (9.2.4) postgres=# \c engine engine=# select task_id from async_tasks;

Re: [Users] Host stuck in unresponsive state

2013-09-02 Thread Frank Wall
Hi René, On 01.09.2013 19:55, René Koch wrote: I sometimes have (had) the same issues with all-in-one-setups, so I don't use local storage in all-in-one-setup anymore. thanks for the hint, I'll definitely give this a try if the problem persists. As of yet I found that completely disabling

[Users] Setup 3.3 RC2 All-in-one fails

2013-09-02 Thread Frank Wall
Hi, setting up a new installation of 3.3 RC2 fails: - installed Fedora 19 - setup ovirt repo, enable beta repo - install all-in-one rpms - run engine-setup [ INFO ] Stage: Setup validation --== CONFIGURATION PREVIEW ==-- Database name : engine

Re: [Users] Setup 3.3 RC2 All-in-one fails

2013-09-02 Thread Frank Wall
On 02.09.2013 20:03, Alon Bar-Lev wrote: Yes[1], you probably need newer sdk. [1] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1002749 Thanks for the pointer to BZ. I've cherry-picked a newer version from nightly repo (ovirt-engine-sdk-python-3.3.0.5-1.20130828.gitdbe6e62.fc19.noarch) and

Re: [Users] Host stuck in unresponsive state

2013-09-01 Thread Frank Wall
On 01.09.2013 01:28, Frank Wall wrote: OK, for some reason it got stuck trying to start iscsid and multipathd. I was able to solve the issues with these services and now the real error message is visible: Did some more fiddling... I removed my /etc/multipath.conf and started with the new file

Re: [Users] How to add internal networks

2013-09-01 Thread Frank Wall
On 26.08.2013 09:36, Antoni Segura Puimedon wrote: Note that you can create dummies with any name you want with ip link add drummy type dummy So you could potentially create your own dummy_250, for example. This is quirky :-( The usual way to add dummy interfaces would be to create

[Users] Host stuck in unresponsive state

2013-08-31 Thread Frank Wall
Hi, my all-in-one host is stuck in unresponsive state, no matter what I try. Found this error in my engine.log: 2013-08-31 23:53:59,325 ERROR [org.ovirt.engine.core.vdsbroker.vdsbroker.GetCapabilitiesVDSCommand] (DefaultQuartzScheduler_Worker-54) Command GetCapabilitiesVDS execution

Re: [Users] Host stuck in unresponsive state

2013-08-31 Thread Frank Wall
On 01.09.2013 00:00, Frank Wall wrote: 2013-08-31 23:53:59,325 ERROR [org.ovirt.engine.core.vdsbroker.vdsbroker.GetCapabilitiesVDSCommand] (DefaultQuartzScheduler_Worker-54) Command GetCapabilitiesVDS execution failed. Exception: VDSNetworkException: java.net.ConnectException: Connection refused

Re: [Users] Host stuck in unresponsive state

2013-08-31 Thread Frank Wall
On 01.09.2013 00:56, Frank Wall wrote: Sep 01 00:39:19 aio.example.com systemd-vdsmd[1587]: Starting iscsid... Sep 01 00:40:48 aio.example.com systemd[1]: vdsmd.service operation timed out. Terminating. OK, for some reason it got stuck trying to start iscsid and multipathd. I was able

Re: [Users] All VMs disappeared

2013-08-27 Thread Frank Wall
On 26.08.2013 23:40, Frank Wall wrote: Every time I reboot ovirt-engine the VMs will disappear. No matter what I do before rebooting ovirt-engine - set storage to maintenance, set host to maintenance - it's always the same. On IRC #ovirt I was asked to have a look at the async_tasks table

Re: [Users] How to add internal networks

2013-05-16 Thread Frank Wall
Hi Lior, Am 16.05.2013 16:12, schrieb Lior Vernia: Search for a variable called fake_nics, it should exist for 3.2. By default it is empty, but you may define a pattern for fake NIC names to be passed to the engine (in your case probably dummy*). Restart the vdsm daemon and everything should

Re: [Users] How to add internal networks

2013-05-13 Thread Frank Wall
Hi René, Am 13.05.2013 09:56, schrieb René Koch (ovido): When using multiple logical networks on 1 physical nic you will need most likely VLAN tagging, as all vm networks are configured as a bridge in oVirt. unfortunately, using VLAN tagging is not an option for me, because I'm not the

Re: [Users] CDROM boot problem

2013-04-29 Thread Frank Wall
On Mon, Apr 29, 2013 at 04:44:22PM +0200, Frank Wall wrote: 2013-04-29 16:38:33,744 INFO [org.ovirt.engine.core.vdsbroker.VdsUpdateRunTimeInfo] (DefaultQuartzScheduler_Worker-9) Received a cdrom Device without an address when processing VM 658ca53d-12cf-4b03-973d-a0d2cdf5315f devices

[Users] Unable to boot from CD-ROM (was: REST API: Change boot device / attach CD-ROM)

2013-02-07 Thread Frank Wall
On Thu, Jan 03, 2013 at 01:05:00PM +0100, Frank Wall wrote: cdroms cdrom href=/api/vms/VM-ID/cdroms/---- id=---- vm href=/api/vms/VM-ID id=VM-ID/ file id=FreeBSD-8.3-RELEASE-amd64-disc1.iso/ /cdrom

[Users] Access libvirt/virsh on oVirt node

2013-02-07 Thread Frank Wall
Hi, how can I access libvirt/virsh on oVirt node? What are the credentials for accessing libvirt/virsh on the command line of a oVirt node? virsh # list Please enter your authentication name: Please enter your password: error: Failed to reconnect to the hypervisor error: no valid connection

Re: [Users] Access libvirt/virsh on oVirt node

2013-02-07 Thread Frank Wall
On Thu, Feb 07, 2013 at 09:36:42AM -0500, Mike Burns wrote: You can execute virsh using the -r or --readonly options. You can't change anything that way, obviously, but you should be able to read all the information from libvirt. All changes need to be initiated through ovirt-engine and then

Re: [Users] Unable to boot from CD-ROM (was: REST API: Change boot device / attach CD-ROM)

2013-02-07 Thread Frank Wall
On Thu, Feb 07, 2013 at 03:15:57PM +0100, Frank Wall wrote: Any idea how to debug this further and get a bugfix/working solution? Using virsh and the dumpxml command on the oVirt node I was able to find the reason for the cd-rom boot problems: the qemu/libvirt configuration differs. Have a look

Re: [Users] Change locale for VNC console

2013-01-17 Thread Frank Wall
Hi Itamar, On Sun, Jan 13, 2013 at 01:05:20AM +0200, Itamar Heim wrote: actually, changing a config requires engine restart thanks for the hint, sounds logical to me. Don't know why I haven't tried this before... I restarted my oVirt engine, powered up the VM again and now the locale of the

Re: [Users] local variable 'volPath' referenced before assignment

2013-01-09 Thread Frank Wall
Hi Yeela, On Tue, Jan 08, 2013 at 12:39:08PM -0500, Yeela Kaplan wrote: Can you tell if the vdsm version installed on your host includes this patch? (you can check under /usr/share/vdsm/clientIF.py). well, I'm not sure if this patch is included in my version, but according to the output of

Re: [Users] local variable 'volPath' referenced before assignment

2013-01-09 Thread Frank Wall
On Wed, Jan 09, 2013 at 05:54:22PM +0100, Frank Wall wrote: I've attached the full logs. It contains all log entries from activating the ovirt node until trying to start the VM (both engine+vdsm). The vdsm.log was missing/empty, so please find the required logs attached. Thanks - Frank

[Users] local variable 'volPath' referenced before assignment

2013-01-08 Thread Frank Wall
Hi, I've updated my oVirt engine and node from version 3.1.0-2 to the more recent 3.1.0-4. As far as I can tell from the update log, the engine update went fine by following these instructions: https://www.rvanderlinden.net/wordpress/ovirt/engine-installation/engine-upgrade/ Now I'm unable to

Re: [Users] Change locale for VNC console

2013-01-03 Thread Frank Wall
On Thu, Jan 03, 2013 at 10:52:33AM +, Alexandre Santos wrote: you can change the vnc keyboard layout via the config tool (VncKeyboardLayout option) globally. still missing as a per vm option (though you can easily do this via a hook if you need it per vm) Wow, that was quick, thanks for

Re: [Users] Change locale for VNC console

2013-01-03 Thread Frank Wall
On Thu, Jan 03, 2013 at 11:11:41AM +, Alexandre Santos wrote: I can't remeber well and I don't have here a ovirt installation to test it but I'm quite sure that it was immediate. I guess it has to do with the key you've chosen: please try de_DE Actually, this was the first one I've tried,

[Users] REST API: Change boot device / attach CD-ROM

2013-01-03 Thread Frank Wall
Hi, I'm using the REST API to change the boot device and attach CD-ROM images. At least I try to... Currently I'm using the following calls to achieve this: Task: attach cdrom Path: https://ovirt-engine.example.com/vms/%%%VM-ID%%%/cdroms Method: POST Data: cdromfile id='%%%FILE-ID%%%'//cdrom

Re: [Users] REST API: Change boot device / attach CD-ROM

2013-01-03 Thread Frank Wall
On Thu, Jan 03, 2013 at 03:50:31PM +0100, Michal Skrivanek wrote: regarding the Admin portal way - did you configure the order there or just look at it but it was originally configured via REST? It was originally configured via REST. I used the Admin Portal only to verify my configuration. As

[Users] Perl Client for oVirt REST API

2012-09-04 Thread Frank Wall
Hi, I was searching for a Perl Client for the oVirt REST API, but I couldn't find one, so I hacked up one myself. It's called Net::oVirt::Lite and it's entirely based on Net::Twitter::Lite, so credits go to it's author Marc Mims for this nice module. Net::oVirt::Lite uses most of the XML

[Users] can't get VM working (no ISO images, no Console)

2012-04-24 Thread Frank Wall
Hi, I've setup a test instance of ovirt like this... - setup ovirt engine on Fedora 16 using yum (ovirt-engine-3.0.0_0001-1.6.fc16.x86_64) - setup ovirt node ovirt-node1 using the ISO image ovirt-node-iso-2.3.0-1.0.fc16.iso - created a new datacenter with NFS storage (datacenter2) - created a